Grand Prairie is a fast-growing suburb of the DFW area, due in part to its proximity to downtown Dallas and Fort Worth, as well as tons of natural green space and a high quality of life. One of the best features of life at The Watson is its proximity to shopping, restaurants, and all the conveniences you could possibly need.
Here’s a list of what you’ll find nearby, either within walking distance or within just a few minutes of driving:
Grand Prairie Outlet Mall
A quick 10-minute walk from The Watson is the Grand Prairie Premium Outlets with stores that include Fossil, Carter’s, Guess, Calvin Klein, J. Crew, and more. And if you’re hungry after all that shopping, grab a taco at JJ’s Taco Shop, a wrap at Great Wraps, or a cookie at Great American Cookies.
One of our favorite neighborhood features is Trader’s Village, located a mere two-minute drive from The Watson. This weekend flea market is fun for the whole family and includes...more
Spacious, light-filled and beautifully appointed — these are some of the elements that define our Grand Prairie luxury apartments. Designed with a deft combination of ingenuity and beauty, our modern apartments have something to offer for everyone.
It’s the details that make the difference. 9 foot ceilings, custom cabinetry and granite counters are just the beginning of our upscale design features. Catering to your contemporary sensibilities, we juxtapose these elements with superior construction.
This is design on a higher level. Our variety of floor plans underscores this point. With 13 floor plans to choose from, The Watson offers a wide array of living arrangements. To give you an idea of what our luxury apartments feel like, consider the following floor plans:
A3 One Bedroom - One Bath A striking gourmet kitchen greets you on entering this chic one-bedroom apartment. Replete with elegant pendant lighting along with cutting-edge track lights, this kitchen contains a...
Life in Grand Prairie has many benefits, such as enjoying small-town hospitality while still being close to all that Dallas and Fort Worth have to offer. Another plus of living in Grand Prairie is being close to so many award-winning wineries in North Texas.
With so many wine tasting opportunities in DFW, where do you begin? To start, check out these three destinations a stone’s throw away from Grand Prairie.
Delaney Vineyards & Winery
Located to the northwest of Grand Prairie, the city of Grapevine was named for the wild grapes that grew there. It’s only fitting that there are many wineries in Grapevine, including Delaney VIneyards & Winery. Located just west of DFW airport, Delaney Vineyards & Winery serves their own wine that is grown on their farm near Lubbock.
The winery offers daily tours and tastings that last roughly one-half hour, where experts explain their harvesting and bottling processes. Delaney offers live music every Thursday night. The...more
Parks and green spaces abound in Grand Prairie. The Watson offers apartments near UTA that combine luxury and convenience in a prime location off I-20 and 360. One of the great things about living in The Watson's luxury apartments is having easy access to fantastic outdoor recreational opportunities. Here are some of the highlights:
Fish Creek Linear Park
Located only a few minutes away from The Watson, Fish Creek Linear Park is a great place to go to ride your bike, walk, or run on the paved trail. It's the perfect quick getaway for students of UT Arlington or more established residents who want to get some exercise in a scenic setting.
If you love camping, Lloyd Park is the place to go in Grand Prairie. This 791-acre park hugs the western shore of Joe Pool Lake. The park has 221 sites for camping, each with its own picnic table and grill. When you're not cooking up a storm, you can enjoy swimming in the lake....more
Grand Prairie has become an epicenter of residential and commercial growth. With a number of luxury apartments for rent, the city is quickly becoming the place to live. As one of the hottest places to work, live, and play, there are always plenty of opportunities to enjoy life to the fullest. Living in one of the many new residencies will give you a view into this great city! Whether you are looking for entertainment, dining opportunities, or ways to relax after a hard day's work, Grand Prairie offers something for you. The month of January is no exception.
Keep Your New Year's Resolutions
Looking to shake up your fitness routine in 2018? Try a new workout at Orange Theory Fitness, just minutes from our Grand Prairie apartments. Or, visit our on-site gym for a convenient sweat session just steps from your front door!
Try A New Trail
Clear your mind and get outside at Cedar Hill state park, with 1,200 acres of trails to choose from. Or, take advantage of the mild winter...more
The Watson is a popular choice for Lockheed Martin employees searching for luxury apartments for rent. The convenient location near both Highway 360 and Interstate 20 insures a quick commute and a comfortable place to call home. These modern apartments in Grand Prairie are near several attractions, including great restaurants. Check out our favorite lunch spots near our apartments:
Beto’s Mexican Restaurant and Catering
Beto’s is known for their home-style fare and ambience. Whether you want a spot on the patio or under the colorful lights inside, Beto’s friendly staff will serve you homemade tortilla chips and a bowl of the best salsa in the Metroplex as soon as you sit down. Just make sure you leave room for Beto’s Never Ending Enchiladas, served daily for only $11.99. Beto’s is locally owned and full of friendly faces eager to serve you quickly during the lunch hour. Or, look for drink specials at the end of the work day. Beto’s is hard to beat, especially since kids eat for free on Thursdays. Look for this family favorite at 2530 I-20 Frontage...more
Ready to unwind with Happy Hour specials? Our modern apartments in Grand Prairie are within walking distance of four of the highest-rated Happy Hour destinations in the city. Whether you're in the mood for drinks, food or games, these businesses have got it covered.
G Willickers Pub
310 109th St, Arlington, TX 76011
G Willickers Pub has been called the “best karaoke bar this side of the Mississippi,” but that’s not all it offers. The full bar is a huge draw for the locals, and word around town is that the bartenders are friendly and knowledgeable. The pub offers free Wi-Fi and has plenty of televisions to watch the game. Bring your friends for a fun night at this dive bar.
Our Glass Tavern
721 N Watson Rd., Arlington, TX 76011
Love great food and beer at affordable prices? Check out Our Glass Tavern, one of the trendiest sports bars in town. They have a full menu that includes sushi, burgers, salads, noodles and rice, chicken, steak and more. Arrive for Happy Hour between 2 and 7 p.m. to enjoy $2 well drinks,...more
Can't start your day without a fresh cup of coffee? Luckily for residents of The Watson, a steaming cup of caffeine is just minutes away from our apartments by UTA. Whether you need a cup on your way to work, or are looking for a coffee shop to bunker down and study for your midterm exams, check out some of our favorite spots near our luxury apartments!
Starbucks On South Watson Road
If you prefer to stick with a brand you know well, there is a Starbucks just a short drive from The Watson that has the familiar drinks and service that thousands of people have grown to love. Enjoy prompt and friendly customer service, delicious lattes and Frappuccino specialties, and free Wi-Fi for customers. Conveniently located between Grand Prairie and Arlington, this is an easy place to visit on your way to work or school.
Savor Coffee Bar and Eatery On East Bardin Road
Want to go local? Savor Coffee is a great locally-owned coffee shop that also has specially-made sandwiches, crepes and croissants available. All their food and coffee...more
Many Grand Prairie apartments offer high-end living at a reasonable price, all while being located to a variety of shopping destinations, dining options, and other attractions. Future residents of The Watson apartments can look forward to being surrounded by exciting things to see and do, including a variety of quality breweries. For those who enjoy a nice, frosty beer and sampling locally brewed beverages, these three breweries in the Arlington area are well worth a visit. Stop by one of our favorite breweries, and contact The Watson today to schedule your tour!
1. Division Brewing (506 E. Main St., Arlington).
Division Brewing, the oldest locally-owned brewery in Arlington, offers a full, varied list of craft beers. It brews blonde, wheat, and India pale ales; amber beers, porters, and stouts; and a selection of “sour” beers. The sour beers are the brainchild of co-founder Sean Cooley, who has a passion for traditional home brewing, cooking, and food preservation methods. The other...more
Living in an apartment does not necessarily mean that you should give up on decorating with a touch of flair and personal style. Of course, renting an apartment places some limitations on the type of decor that you are allowed to add, but there are many design ideas that you can use to make your new abode feel like home. Here are a few ideas to transform your new apartment in Grand Prairie into a beautiful, stylish, and comfortable home.
Add Plant Life
Adding plant life to a space is a great décor option that doesn’t involve any permanent changes to your apartment. Not only are plants aesthetic, but they can purify your air and provide a calming atmosphere. Add easy to grow plants in decorative containers – some examples of indoor plants include cactus, snake plants, bamboo plants, or even large artificial plants. Luckily, today's artificial plants are very realistic, do not require care, and are easy to take along when you move.
Adding curtains is a fun way to introduce your personal style...more
If you are looking for modern apartments in Grand Prairie, Texas, look no further than our luxurious complex. As we welcome summer and warmer temperatures, we’ve compiled a list of great outdoor activities near our conveniently located community. Our apartments provide plenty of entertainment on their own, but if you're looking for more than just a dip in the pool, here are a few destinations for summer fun in Grand Prairie!more